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The MCCRAE surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 2,511 11500 0.001 9
United States (1880 census) 72 38939 0.000 1
Change since 1880 +2439 +27439 +0.001 +8
Other Countries
Australia 391 4055 0.002 24
United Kingdom 932 5570 0.002 20
Top States for MCCRAE by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Pennsylvania 226 7400 0.002 18
New York 199 10671 0.001 10
Florida 199 10229 0.001 12
North Carolina 197 4805 0.002 24
Georgia 195 4608 0.002 24
Top States for MCCRAE by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Washington DC 47 1430 0.008 82
Oregon 108 4514 0.003 32
South Carolina 120 4419 0.003 30
Maryland 151 4299 0.003 29
North Carolina 197 4805 0.002 24


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called MCCRAE live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called MCCRAE represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called MCCRAE in Pennsylvania than any other state, but you are more likely to find a MCCRAE by picking someone at random in Washington DC than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of MCCRAE

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: Scotland

Language of origin: Gaelic

Ethnic origin: Celtic

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: From name of parent

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the MCCRAE surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the MCCRAE surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of MCCRAE in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 772 30.74
Mixed Race 39 1.55
White (Hispanic) 32 1.27
Native American/Alaskan 11 0.44
Asian/Pacific 10 0.4
Black/African American 1,647 65.59

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the MCCRAE surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of MCCRAE in historical publications

Sorry, we don't have any information on the meaning of MCCRAE.

Similar names to MCCRAE

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as MCCRAE.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for MCCRAE

The following words are slight variants of MCCRAE that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.